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Okapi Sun Plot Release of ‘Prisoners’

Okapi Sun

The San Diego band wants you to join their party

Song Premiere: Deadphones – “M.C.B.M”


Download the ex-Cuckoo Chaos band’s single for free

Shows of Interest, April 21 – 27, 2014

Okapi Sun

Our San Diego picks for the week

Live Review & Photos: Volbeat and Trivium at the City National Grove, April 6, 2014 (Anaheim, CA)


Danish rockers Volbeat played to a devoted audience in Anaheim

Live Photos: Ume, White Murder, and Schizophonics at the Soda Bar, April 2, 2014


Soda Bar patrons were treated to three high energy sets

Live Review & Photos: ZZ Top at Pechanga, March 30, 2014

ZZ Top

Same three guys, same three chords

Live Photos: Kings of Leon and Local Natives at Sleep Train Amphitheater, March 22, 2014

Photos by Garcia Borgo Photography

The crowd at Sleep Train was thrilled to be there — maybe a little too thrilled

Live Review: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings at House of Blues, March 22, 2014

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

A cancer-free Sharon Jones led the crowd in a celebration of life

Interview: Erik Jourgensen

Erik Jourgensen

The San Diego composer talks about his upcoming film ‘Callejero’

Live Photos: Sam Roberts Band at the Casbah, March 17, 2014

Photos by Sylvia Borgo

The Juno-winning songwriter kept the Casbah crowd on its toes

Song Premiere: Diatribes – “Exile on Lisbon”


San Diego’s Diatribes unveil their second single

Live Review & Photos: St. Vincent and Noveller at House of Blues San Diego, March 19, 2014

st vincent

Annie Clark melted faces at a sold-out House of Blues

The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 182


What’s the point of even sleeping?

Live Review: The Donkeys at Soda Bar, March 7, 2014

The Donkeys

The Donkeys were supported by genre-bending newcomers Awahnichi

San Diego Latino Film Festival Brings the Scary and the Bizarre


The festival’s “Un Mundo Extraño” sidebar showcases an eclectic group of films

Live Photos: Hills Like Elephants, Boy King, and Jimmy Ruelas at the Casbah, March 8, 2014

Hills Like Elephants

Hills Like Elephants headed up a top-shelf lineup for their EP release party

Live Photos: Dum Dum Girls at the Casbah, March 7, 2014

Dum Dum Girls

Dum Dum Girls kicked off their ‘Too True’ tour in San Diego

Live Photos: Angel Olsen at Soda Bar, March 1, 2014

Angel Olsen at Soda Bar

The folk musician’s San Diego set left the crowd speechless

Live Review & Photos: River City and John Meeks at Soda Bar, February 21, 2014

Andrew Armerding of River City

The two country bands made San Diego feel like Nashville

Interview: Rob Allen of Augustines

Photo credit: Votiv

We talked to the band’s drummer before their recent show

Live Review & Photos: Augustines and My Goodness at the Soda Bar, February 13, 2014

Photos by Sylvia Borgo

The Brooklyn trio put on a cathartic Soda Bar show

Live Review & Photos: White Denim and Clear Plastic Masks at the Casbah, February 9, 2014

Photos by Sylvia Borgo

The Austin psych-rockers played a jam-packed two hour set

Live Photos: Flaggs and La Luz at the Soda Bar, January 25, 2014

Flaggs by Chris Maroulakos

Flaggs said goodbye to bassist Leslie Schultze at Soda Bar

Contest: Win Tickets to See Ash at the Casbah on 2/1


The Irish pop-punk band plans a return to San Diego